ARTDES 400 - Advanced Studios
Section: 005 Chico MacMurtrie: Border Crosser
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Art and Design (ARTDES)
Department: School of Art and Design
Credits:
3 (Non-LSA credit).
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of department.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The students will be responsible for all aspects of the project, from design to deployment, culminating in the launch of the Border Crosser live as part of several public performances on both North and Central Campus, crossing our own campus “borders.” This inflatable sculpture, several stories high, will eventually be deployed at the border between the US and Mexico. Visionary in its scope, the work symbolizes the humanities in action, and the empowerment that can be achieved through working together, overcoming obstacles and divides, and discovering creative solutions.

    • Open to undergraduate and graduate students in the Schools of Engineering (including Michigan Robotics), Information, Architecture, Art and Design, and Literature Science & the Arts.
    • Students will be trained in the engineering lab at the Wilson Student Team Project Center on North Campus.
    • The team will work together intensely for five weeks, minimum 10 hours per week.
    • A kickoff meeting in mid-January will launch the project/course.
    • Culminating events will take place on campus on February 14th through 16th.
    • Students will receive course credit, Pass/Fail. Instructor: Chico MacMurtrie.

Application deadline is Monday, November 27, 9am sharp. For details and to apply visit http://myumi.ch/6krMo or email bordercrossers@umich.edu.

ARTDES 400 - Advanced Studios
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